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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet“We’re not going to allow minorities to run roughshod over what you people believe in!” Happy Black History Month, everyone. Melissa Harris-Perry is teaching a class on environmental justice… and you can kind of take it! Watching porn will turn you into even more of a godless pinko commie than you already are. “Old, Female [...]
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Sherlyn Chopra: The first ever Indian lady to pose nude in Playboy

Tweet Sherlyn Chopra is making naked lady history by being the first Indian woman to pose nude for Playboy. And she’s getting a lot of criticism for this–not because she is supporting a misogynist publication that perpetuates ridiculous standards of sexy. No, that’s not why. Instead, she is getting criticism because some people believe she [...]
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PETA goes all the way (literally) to create a porn site

TweetWe all know us feminists just love to hate PETA. Their shock-and-awe campaigns are among the most racist, offensive and completely unrelated to their actual cause of perhaps any “advocacy” organization that exists. (I say “advocacy” in quotes because I think their self-identification as one that actually promotes animal rights advocacy is a joke.) Anyway, [...]
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What makes feminist porn feminist?

TweetLast weekend’s Feministing Five interview with feminist pornographer Tristan Taormino raised the question of what it is that’s feminist about feminist porn. It’s a complicated question, because the issue of pornography is such a divisive one in the feminist community, and has been for a long time. There are those in the feminist community who [...]
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